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  • 5 stars across 9 books
    Frances Watts was born in Lausanne, a small city in the French-speaking part of Switzerland, and moved to Sydney when she was three. She spent nearly ten years working with some of Australia's most talented children's authors and illustrators before writing a book of her own, Kisses for Daddy, illustrated by David Legge. Their second collaboration, Parsley Rabbit's Book about Books, won the Children's Book Council of Australia's Eve Pownall Award. Her picture book Goodnight, Mice! (illustrated by Judy Watson) was awarded the 2012 Prime Minister's Award.Gregory Rogers was the first Australian to be awarded the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal. His first wordless picture book The Boy, the Bear, the Baron, the Bard was selected as one of the Ten Best Illustrated Picture Books of 2004 by the New York Times and short-listed for the CBCA Awards, Younger Readers, 2005 and the APA Best Designed Children's Picture Book, 2004. Gregory sadly passed away in 2013.
    11th February 2016

    the Boy, the Bear, the Baron, the Bard and Other Dramatic Tales

    What happens when a boy bursts through the curtain of a deserted theatre and onto the world's most famous stage? Midsumm... More

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    1st September 2012

    The Siege Scare: Sword Girl Book 4

    When Sir Walter, Sir Benedict and the other knights go to nearby Roses Castle for a tournament, the enemy knights from M... More

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    1st September 2012

    Tournament Trouble: Sword Girl Book 3

    Flamant Castle is having a tournament! But when one of the squires is injured during practice, Sir Benedict asks Tommy t... More

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    25th March 2013

    The Terrible Trickster: Sword Girl Book 5

    A trickster is turning life at Flamant Castle upside down. Someone has put sneezing powder in the knights' soup and itch... More

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    1st April 2012

    The Poison Plot: Sword Girl Book 2

    While on an errand to the smith in the town, Tommy overhears a plot to poison Sir Walter during a banquet and make it lo... More

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    1st April 2012

    The Secret of the Swords: Sword Girl Book 1

    Tommy, a kitchen girl at Flamant Castle, dreams of becoming a knight - and when she is made the Keeper of the Blades, ca... More

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    1st September 2006

    Midsummer Knight

    A brave bear and his daring friend stage a dramatic royal rescue in a magical faerie kingdom. An enchanting companion to... More

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    1st January 2008

    The Boy, the Bear, the Baron, the Bard

    A paperback edition of the brilliant and captivating wordless picture book about an ordinary boy on an extraordinary tim... More

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    1st May 2009

    Hero of Little Street

    Escaping from a gang of bullies, a Boy slips into a grand old gallery - the perfect hiding place, full of mystery and tr... More

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